Using cutting edge technology stemming from augmented reality and connected vehicles, a CAIT researcher presents a potential new way to analyze infrastructure failures despite a lack of available data — as was the case in the Edenville Dam failure. This May, the Edenville dam in central Michigan collapsed due to heavy rain in the area, causing extensive flooding and the evacuation of more than 10,000 residents in the Midland and Sanford area.
September 2, 2020
The School of Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) welcomes Meiyin Liu as an assistant professor, who joined the department for the fall 2020 semester. “Meiyin is a dynamic addition to our department,” says CEE chair and professor Nenad Gucunski. “Her wealth of expertise includes her interdisciplinary background from construction and computer engineering, along with her translational/applied research experience gleaned from her entrepreneurial activities.”
August 9, 2020
The Coastal Universities Coalition is a consortium of the nation’s leading academic institutions convened to develop science-based solutions to the most pressing issues facing populated coastal regions. This month, a CAIT researcher was invited by the organization to speak on infrastructure resilience during a visit to Capitol Hill.
July 8, 2020
Rutgers study could lead to better disinfection methods and understanding of coronavirus and other risks Can antibiotic-resistant bacteria escape from sewers into waterways and cause a disease outbreak?
May 5, 2020
For professor Monica Mazurek, fuel efficiency is the key to keeping air cleaner after New Jersey reopens On Friday, May 1, New Jersey reported a total of 7,222 deaths from COVID-19, after experiencing its highest single-day death toll. While there is little upside to the epic chaos and disruption wreaked by the viral pandemic, a dramatic improvement in New Jersey’s air quality – long ranked among the nation’s ten worst – is cause for temporary optimism.
April 29, 2020
“Civil engineers built the world. What I do on a day-to-day basis could affect thousands of people and makes you responsible for people’s lives.” Ian is a Rutgers School of Engineering senior from Toms River, New Jersey enrolled in the five-year dual BS/MS degree program. Here, the structural engineering student shares thoughts on his Rutgers experience and his plans for the future. What drew you to civil engineering?
April 24, 2020
The North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) has awarded CEE senior Ian Walczak the 2020 Argent Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $5,000. Ian was one of five students selected from a NASTT university student chapter. Ian is the President of the Rutgers student chapter. Since 2010, NASTT has awarded 50 scholarships in memory of Michael E. Argent, who is recognized as one of the industry’s true visionaries and a motivating force behind the growth of trenchless technology.
March 23, 2020
Tiny device could help professionals diagnose and fight deadly infections March 23, 2020 Engineers have created a tiny device that can rapidly detect harmful bacteria in blood, allowing health care professionals to pinpoint the cause of potentially deadly infections and fight them with drugs.
November 5, 2019
Blue Acres Floodplain Restoration is creating a public park able to manage stormwater and withstand storm surges
October 31, 2019
ASCE Central Jersey honors members dedicated to the advancement of the profession every year at its annual awards ceremony. This year, they selected CAIT-affiliated researcher Dr. Husam Najm for the Educator of the Year Award due to his dedication to helping train and educate the next generation of civil engineers at Rutgers.